articles tagged "Brian Standing"

Changing Views on End-of-Life Care

Monday, 8 July 2013 | buzz

In the past, many health professions have been trained to keep someone alive at all costs, using aggressive and painful treatments even if it is highly unlikely the patient will recover. Betty Kramer, professor at the U.W. School of Social Work, argues that this method is slowly starting to change. more »

Cordray Nomination Controversy

Monday, 8 July 2013 | buzz

In 2011, Senate Republicans blocked the appointment of Richard Cordray to director of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB). President Obama, in response, appointed him while the Senate was in recess. Now, in 2013, Republican senators have called for his re-appointment and promise to filibuster. Tom Feltner of the Consumer Federation of America joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, July 8th to discuss the controversy surrounding this upcoming vote. more »

Senator Fred Risser on the Budget

Monday, 24 June 2013 | buzz

Senator Fred Risser weighs in on the latest in the Wisconsin state budget: the good, the bad, and the ugly. more »

Does the State Budget affect you?

Monday, 24 June 2013 | buzz

What will the state budget mean for our schools, unemployed workers and access to healthcare? Jon Peacock knows. Do you? more »

Experimental French Horn: A Mixing of Musical Genres

Monday, 17 June 2013 | buzz

At the end of the June 17th Monday Buzz, professor of music at UW-Madison Dan Grabois joined Brian Standing to talk about his work with an improvisational mix of a French Horn sound with software that provides an electronic sound. Essentially, he is trying out an electric French Horn. Inter-spliced with samples of this experimental music, Grabois explained his improvisational process, and how he sees the mixing of musical genres (from classical to contemporary) as the constant movement and interweaving of sound over time. Listen to the entire interview: more »

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